USCGC BISCAYNE BAY (WTGB 104) - St. Ignace, Michigan, U.S.A.
Call sign - NRUS
IMO number -
Owner - United States Coast Guard
Location - Secured alongside a dock in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, U.S.A.
Photograph Date - June 2001
Photographer - Jim Hoffman
Added to archive - 27 Apr 2003
Last updated - 27 Apr 2003
Keel laid - 29 August 1978
Delivered - 8 December 1979
Newbuild cost -
(a) USCG Biscayne Bay - U.S.A.
As of April 2003 Biscayne Bay was still in
service on the Great Lakes
Ship type - "Bay" class tug/tender
Displacement tonnage - 662 (full load)
L.O.A. - 42.70 meters (140'0")
Width overall - 11.40 meters (37'6")
Width moulded -
Draught - 3.80 meters (12'6")
Bouy hanlding derrick - 1 (20 tonne)
Compliment - 17 (3 officers)
Yard name - Tacoma Boatbuilding
Country - Tacoma, Washington, US.A.
Hull number -
Engine builder -
Number of engines - 2
Engines - Fairbanks-Morse 38D8 10-cyl diesels
Horsepower - 2,500 bhp (1,870kW)
Speed - 14.7 knots
Bow thuster - 1 (variable pitch)
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